Literary Pop!, Wonder Dave

Doc's Lab Presents

Literary Pop!

Wonder Dave

Lydia Popovich, Jason Bayani, Charlie Jane Anders, Jamie Leigh Real, Na'amen Tilahun, Joe Wadlington

Thu, June 30, 2016

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Doc's Lab

San Francisco, CA

$7.00 - $10.00

Literary Pop!
Literary Pop!
Literary Pop is the show where writers and performers read work inspired by their pop culture obsessions. Featuring Storytellers, Poets, Comedians, Fiction authors and more!

This Month's episode features:

Lise Quintana on Star Trek
Ruby Gill on the Golden Girls
Yodassa Williams on the Baby Sitters Club
Magnoliah Black on The Apocalypse
Joshua Grannell (aka Peaches Christ) on John Waters
Wonder Dave
Wonder Dave
Wonder Dave is a writer and performer from Minneapolis MN. He’s toured the country performing at poetry venues, schools, cabarets, science fiction conventions, burlesque shows and bowling alleys. He was the recipient of the Jerome Foundation’s Verve grant for spoken word artists in 2007. In 2010 Dave, as part of the Minneapolis Slam Team, appeared on the Group Piece Finals stage at the National Poetry Slam. In 2011 he was part of the top 20 semi-finalist Berkeley California slam team. Past acting credits include “The Awesome 80’s Prom” at Hennepin Stages, “Verbatim Verboten” directed by Michael Martin and “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball” at The Mendocino Theatre Company. Dave’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in the Legendary, Orange Room Review, Breadcrumb Scabs, Pedestal, Shit Creek Review and Assaracus Magazine.
Lydia Popovich
Lydia Popovich
Lydia Popovich is a SF-based comedian. Her anecdotal humor and vivid storytelling make her a unique voice in a sea of dick jokes.

She’s a regular at Rooster T. Feathers, Punch Line SF, Punch Line Sacramento, Cobb's Comedy Club, Doc's Lab and The San Jose Improv. Recently she performed 4 minutes of stand-up on Creepy KOFY Movie Time and taught Derek Waters how to take a Jell-O shot on Comedy Central's Drunk History.

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters once touched her arm and said, "Hey, you're pretty funny."
Jason Bayani
Jason Bayani
Jason Bayani is the author of Amulet from Write Bloody Press. He's an MFA graduate from Saint Mary's College, a Kundiman fellow, and is currently the Program Manager for Kearny Street Workshop.
Charlie Jane Anders
Charlie Jane Anders
Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky, out now. She’s the organizer of the Writers With Drinks reading series, and she was a founding editor of io9, a website about science fiction, science and futurism. Her stories have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Tor.com, Lightspeed, Tin House, ZYZZYVA, and several anthologies. Her novelette “Six Months, Three Days” won a Hugo award.
Jamie Leigh Real
Jamie Leigh Real
Jamie Leigh Real is a writer, editor, and traveler from the Bay Area. She’s lived in Hungary and Poland as an English teacher and New Zealand as a bookseller and publishing assistant. She was raised on Patsy Cline, home-cooked food, and Stephen King novels. She is currently a freelance editor for Avalon Travel and Managing Director of Litquake.
Na'amen Tilahun
Na'amen Tilahun
Na'amen Gobert Tilahun is a huge popular media consumer/celebrity gossiper, he likes to compare the celebrities of today to the gods of yesterday. His work has been published by io9, Queers Dig Time Lords, Stone Telling, The Big Click, and more. His debut novel The Root, the first in a trilogy, was just released from Night Shade Books this June.
Joe Wadlington
Joe Wadlington
Joe Wadlington grew up in Tennessee where he hung out at Wal Mart shooting bottle rockets at geese. Now he's been published in The New Yorker, The Rumpus, and he runs Drafts, a newsletter that helps people write by sending a creative, 5-minute writing prompt every Sunday morning. Ask him to sign up.
Venue Information:
Doc's Lab
124 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133
http://www.docslabsf.com